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American Ebola Patients
American Ebola Patients

There is no approved vaccine or treatment for the deadly Ebola disease that has killed almost 900 people in West Africa. Now there is word that two Americans were infected with the disease were treated with an experimental drug that has not been evaluated for safety, or approved for use in humans.

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Catholic Bishops Call for Bell Ringing to Mark End of Civil War

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Archdiocese of Chicago officials say the plan arose out of the denomination's annual meeting.

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Eastern Ill. Lincoln Site to Commemorate 150th Death Anniversary

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The presentations are scheduled for the weekend of April 10 to 12.

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Illinois Observes Earth Hour This Evening

Earth Hour

Lights out from 8:30 to 9:30 this evening.

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Illinois Receives Federal Grant to Help SNAP Recipients to Greater Self-Sufficiency

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$21.9 million dollars allocated over three years to teach SNAP recipients job skills and job etiquette.

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United Way Sees Increase in Giving

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This year's annual campaign has raised more money.

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Sangamon CEO Program Touts Success

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It's almost two years old, and the Sangamon CEO program says they've had more success than they could ever have imagined.